The Importance of Keeping Your Maine Piano Tuned

In Maine Piano Tuning it is important that your piano is in tune. Piano Tunings are not quick but they are important if you need your piano in good condition. Maine Piano Tuning is for musical purposes, you should consider on how values relies on condition. With the help of Maine Piano Tuning, serious damage is definitely prevented. Pianos are among the most complex instruments because if one of its parts performs below standard, the total quality of the musical instrument suffers. In the Maine Piano tuning, the most annoying indicator is the out of tune audible sound that it can make when a key is touched.

Regular tuning can definitely prevent damage because the tension on the string is absolutely important to the condition of all those delicate parts of the piano. The parts are the most expensive to get fixed thus you will need enough money to fix those parts. Tunings will definitely help all parts of the piano to work altogether smoothly and prevent damage on any of its other parts in the future.

Piano tuners will be able to know the problems of the piano and fix them right there and then. Tuners are trained to handle the piano maintenance some issues of piano are undetectable by players so by having the qualified professional tuners may help you to look those issues and to prevent any small problems that may evolve. In the Maine Piano Tuning you should remember that not all tuners are technicians, though. If you are trying to prevent damage, find the best tuner in town. In Maine Piano Tunings, you should tune your piano for at least four times per year but two tunings per year are acceptable standard but it depends on your climate if there’s a chance that won’t be enough..

The cities Steve Cates does piano repair in includes Waterville, Augusta, Bangor and Portland. Please contact him if you have questions.

Service Price
Hourly standard charge $100 first hour/ $80/hr for second hour + parts
Grand hammer shaping, complete regulation and tone building process for pianos that had not had the strings previously 'bedded' $2700
Restringing $1500 to $2000 depending on size
Standard Tuning (and minor work) $120 to $160
Move pianos in and out of state Contact For Price
Major Pitch Adjustment $40
Complete action regulation $240
Full disassembly and cleaning $80
Appraisals $80
Evaluations $80

  • Stephen C. Cates
  • Independent Steinway Factory-Trained Piano Technician
  • Trained by Scott Jones
  • By invitation of Michael Moore
  • iPh 207-944-3096
  • secates@fairpoint.net

We Strive   For High Quality Work!

Steve Cates has been tuning and moving piano's for the last 35 years in the state of Maine. He is a Steinway Factory-Trained Technician. He is well recommended by many past and present clients. He is covered with business insurance.